Instructor Z is an internationally recognized police & corrections trainer, he is a 20 year law enforcement veteran, and a published writer.
He is a Below 100 Core Instructor and a Texas Master Peace Officer serving full time as the Training Coordinator and Lead Instructor for a State Law Enforcement Training Center in Edinburg, TX.
Z has been qualified in State & Federal Court as a Subject Matter Expert in Police Use of Force, Defensive Tactics, Crisis Intervention Training and Risk Management. Z is a Certified Force Science Analyst and an active member of the International Law Enforcement Educators & Trainers Association.
Z is a contract trainer for the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training, and has had presentations in the US, Mexico & South America.
Additionally to his role as a law enforcement officer and trainer, Z is a K9 trainer and a successful business entrepreneur operating "Pinnacle K9 Dog Training", "Apex K9 Nutrition (apex-raw.com), and "Z's Tactical Innovations", the online retailer of the Plainclothes Identifying Gauntlet, also known as the "PIG zleeve." A life saving tool developed and patented by Instructor Z and used by Plainclothes officers, off-duty cops and legally armed civilians. (PIGzleeve.com)
Antonio Zarzoza, "Instructor Z."